About Show #28
Richard and Greg talk to Tony Howlett and Glenn Kramer of Network Security Services about Information Security. More than just protecting credit card numbers, InfoSec is a complex area of security that takes a lot of thinking to get right.
Tony Howlett, C.I.S.S.P, G.S.N.A. is the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Network Security Services. He was previously founder and CTO of InfoHighway Communications Corp., a leading ISP and CLEC. He is a frequent speaker and writer on security, the Internet and technology.
Mr. Howlett's credentials include:
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP),
GIAC Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA),
GIAC Advisory Board Member,
B.B.A. in Management Information Systems,
Published author and speaker on computer and security topics ,
Author of Open Source Security Tools, published by Prentiss-Hall, 2004
Glenn Kramer is President of Network Security Services, Inc. He is a 30-year veteran of the technology industry, and he has served in a number of management capacities throughout his career.
From 2000 to 2002 he was the CEO of Hometouch, Inc., a software based home automation company. From 1997 to late 2000, he was President of InfoHighway International Inc., overseeing its merger and concurrent $150 million funding. As Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Classic Configurations, Inc. from 1987 to 1996, he was the architect of a national computer dealer franchise with $20 million in annual revenues.
He served as Marketing Manager for National Business Systems, Inc. from 1972 to 1976 and 1978 to 1987, Eastern Regional Manager of Mylee Digital Sciences, Inc. from 1976 to 1978, and as Southern Regional Manager for SCM Corp. from 1970 to 1972.
He has served as a management and marketing consultant to a number of industry leaders such as Hewlett Packard, Compaq, Lexmark, Digital, Novell and MicroAge.
His experience with community banking dates back to the early 1970s, when he created the first Truth in Lending and loan disclosure packages for programmable calculators.